Newsletter February 2014

CBSE top choice for 'competitive edge'...
Call it a perception or a mere belief, parents in the city are increasingly opting for CBSE curriculum to ensure their kids are best prepared for competitive examinations. "The higher secondary science syllabus is exactly the same as it's in CBSE. However, people have a perception that is still prompting parents to prefer CBSE. Those who feel that their children will have an edge in competition in the state only opt for regional boards........

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Schools finding it hard to follow CBSE accreditation process
The schools under Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) are facing problems with the tough accreditation process that has been made compulsory. The documents required for it consist of some thousand pages and there are hundreds of conditions that the schools have to comply with before they are granted the School Quality Assessment and Accreditation (SQAA) certificate......

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CBSE to host World Book Fair 2014 in New Delhi from Feb 15
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is set to host the February 2014 World Book Fair in Delhi from February 15 to February 23. The World Book fair has inspired the hobby of reading in many, and hopes to inspire many more in the future....

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A new lesson from school
Education outcomes will improve if governance systems reward problem-solving by local bureaucracies. The Annual Status of Education Report (rural) for 2013 serves as a reminder of the persistent disconnect...

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